Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 277 -- Corrections Officer and Jailer Training

Sponsor:  Roorda

This bill creates within the state treasury the Corrections
Officer Training Fund for the training of corrections officers
and jailers.  A $5 surcharge will be assessed and deposited into
the fund for each court proceeding filed in any circuit court in
this state or any municipal court which employs a jailer.  Moneys
in the fund will not at any time be transferred to general

Beginning January 1, 2008, all corrections officers and jailers
are required to receive a minimum of 36 hours of training every
three years.  At least half of those hours must be police academy
training which meets Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
requirements.  Specific training standards will be determined by
the Corrections Officer Certification Commission.

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94th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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